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Islamic_2520Food_2520Laws_5B1_5D_1_ - Islamic Food Laws

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Islam ¢ The followers of Islam are Muslims ¢ Muslim means: Submission to the will of the Creator ¢ The will of the Creator is revealed in the Qur’an
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What is Halal? ¢ foods that are lawful or permitted for the observant to consume. ¢ The opposite of halal is Haram ¢ Mushbooh status is doubtful or questionable
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The Qur’an on food "O men, eat the lawful and good things from what is in the earth, and follow not in the footsteps of the devil. Surely he is an open enemy to you." 2:168
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Halal ¢ The first condition of Halal is that food and drink be lawful. ¢ The lawful things encompass not only the non-forbidden items, but it also means that the items must have been lawfully acquired; they could not have been acquired through theft or cheating
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Taygib ¢ The second condition is that the items be good. l pleasant, delightful, delicious or sweet in addition to the sense of pure and clear. l The Qur’an links the physical and spiritual sides of man. Errors committed in the physical realm are reflected in the spiritual.
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more ¢ Avoid excess and embrace self-denial and asceticism ¢ Eating is considered worship ¢ It is desirable to eat only 2/3’s capacity ¢ Sharing meals is recommended ¢ The hands and mouth are washed before and after meals ¢ Food is never wasted
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The Quran states: ¢ O you who believe, eat of the good things that We have provided you with, and give thanks to Allah, if it is he Whom you serve. He has forbidden you only that which dies of itself, and blood and the flesh of swine, and that over which any other name than that of Allah has been invoked. Then whoever is driven to necessity, not desiring or exceeding the limit, no sin is upon him; surely Allah is Forgiving, Merciful."
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2011 for the course HUEC 4016 taught by Professor Myhand during the Spring '11 term at LSU.

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Islamic_2520Food_2520Laws_5B1_5D_1_ - Islamic Food Laws

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